Filed under: Budget , Performance , Acura , Audi , Bentley , BMW , Buick , Cadillac , Chevrolet , Dodge , GM , Honda , Jaguar , Kia , Lamborghini , Land Rover , Lexus , Lincoln , Maserati , Mazda , Mercedes-Benz , Mitsubishi , Nissan , Porsche , Rolls-Royce , Subaru , Volkswagen , Volvo , Alfa Romeo , Diesel , Luxury , Fiat , Autoblog Black I figured it would be interesting to parse the figures and quantify my year in cars in a way I’d never done before. Christmas is only a week away.
Filed under: Performance , Truck , Hatchback , GMC , Volkswagen , Off-Road For kids around the globe, tis the season for Santa, reindeer and presents.
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Autoweek dubs GMC Canyon, VW GTI its 2015 ‘Best of the Best’
Filed under: Europe , BMW , Ford , Mercedes-Benz , Nissan , Volkswagen , Renault , Citro
Filed under: Concept Cars , Detroit Auto Show , Crossover , Volkswagen We’re likely getting yet another glimpse of Volkswagen’s future crossover at the upcoming 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, in January. According to Automotive News , two anonymous sources within the automaker indicate a CUV concept will be shown there
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VW readying two-row CUV concept for Detroit
Filed under: Classics , Auctions , Volkswagen , Celebrities , TV/Movies Well before Cars ever hit the screens, The Love Bug series of Disney films – starring Herbie the VW Beetle with a mind of its own – was an early introduction to cars and racing for many budding auto fans. Not the modern remake starring Lindsay Lohan mind you, but the originals from the ’60s and ’70s. Now, a seller in Texas claims to be offering a chance to own one of the Bugs from the films on eBay Motors .
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eBay Find of the Day: Unrestored Herbie Love Bug movie car
Filed under: Performance , Europe , Hatchback , Volkswagen Volkswagen may be planning ever more powerful versions of its Golf , but don’t expect that lust for power to trickle down to the smaller Polo anytime soon as the German automaker has reportedly ruled out the prospect of making a Polo R . This according to Autovisie , the automotive section of Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf , in speaking to VW representatives at the launch of the new Polo GTI .
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Volkswagen rules out more potent Polo R
Filed under: Sedan , Plants/Manufacturing , Volkswagen , UAW/Unions An audit at the Volkswagen factory in Chattanooga, TN has revealed that at least 45 percent of the facility’s workers support unionization, leading the German company to grant access rights to the United Auto Workers . This is a tremendous step in the UAW’s long-running and at times contentious pursuit of the workforce at Chattanooga
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Volkswagen officially grants access to UAW in Tennessee
Filed under: Hirings/Firings/Layoffs , BMW , Volkswagen Big changes are afoot in the top ranks at BMW , as the Bavarian automaker has announced not just one, but several appointments in the top floors of its towering headquarters in Munich in what the company itself is referring as “a generational change” in its leadership.
Filed under: Concept Cars , Coupe , SUV , Government/Legal , Volkswagen , Ferrari We drive the facelifted 2015 VW Touareg SUV Volkswagen’s Touareg has always straddled the line between the mainstream and luxury SUV segments, but the second-generation model has fallen a bit off the premium pace, having been in production since 2010 without major changes. For 2015, the Touareg gets a streamlined freshened look and a lot of optional new active safety technology. Is it enough to keep it in the hunt?
Filed under: Convertible , Coupe , Budget , Hybrid , Performance , Wagon , Hatchback , Audi , BMW , Chevrolet , Lamborghini , Volkswagen , Ferrari , Renault , Citro